Epson EH-TW5200
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Epson EH-TW5200

£581.29 Recommended Recommended Value for Money 4 Star
A multi award winning 15000:1 1920 x 1080 projector with fine features but a price that represents satisfactory value for money
15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 37dB Oct 2013
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Epson EH-TW5200 Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have ranked the Epson EH-TW5200 number 460 across all projectors.
137 Reviews + 4 Awards
Average Features
3 Years Old
£95 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 61?

It has good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others. This projector has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from plus one other site and a "Value for Money" award from Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Epson projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
The EH-TW5200 has running costs of £95 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good picture quality and product quality. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Supports full HD
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

Epson EH-TW5200 In-Depth Analysis


Four Industry Awards

Amongst projectors, this projector is one of the most awarded.

This data projector was given a "Recommended" award by both review websites and, both of which decided that this projector was very good.

This projector was given a "Value for Money" award by website who decided that this multimedia projector provided a good bang for your buck.

The author at one other expert review site said that this multimedia projector was very good. This was from who gave it an "4 Star".

Average Expert Reviews

This Epson multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 76% based on 10 expert reviews from sites including,, and

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 127 owner reviews the average owner rating of this multimedia projector is exceptional. 99 reviewers (81% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

13 customers who reviewed this projector mentioned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

15 owners who reviewed the product thought it was noisy.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Nine customers who reviewed this projector considered that it had good picture quality and five customers who purchased it agreed that it had good colour saturation.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

14 customers agreed that it was good quality.

Epson Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 1,088 user and expert reviews (including 161 verified purchases) for Epson projectors and found that on average Epson has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Design

Five customers who purchased it considered that it was good looking.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

Three owners who purchased it thought it had a good remote control.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Four people wrote that the product was easy to use, three people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup and three owners who purchased it agreed that it was easy to use the menus.

  • It's relatively straightforward to setup… March 2014
  • Its easy to set up and obviously sound is much improved playing through a dedicated surround receiver…
  • The remote button are sensible and the menus are clear…
  • The keystone correction works really well in both dimensions and the menu system is intuitive…
  • Only a minor inconvenience when setting up the angle and position correctly…
    Alex ( - December 2013
  • The arrow buttons on the supplied white remote control you simply press to have one photo replace the one being shown…
    ... ( - October 2013
  • * very easy set of options and menu which gives in real time the number of hours used for the lamp…
  • The picture quality is excellent and the menus are easy to follow…
  • Optical zoom allow the projection image to be manipulated and this gives a great deal of control to the owner for positioning the projector at angles, yet maintaining a clear, uniformed image…
  • The projector is very simple to set up…
    Eleanor ( - December 2014

Customers Report That it is Robust

Three customers considered that this projector was well made.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers who bought the product reckoned that it was compact.

  • The projector is compact and light…
  • It tilts hose feels pretty cheap floor attachment is not powered so it is not very effective for carpet floor attachment tends to fall off easily pet tool does not fit on board hose, extension and floor attachment are loose and take up a lot of closet space…
    TXRVwife ( - November 2013
  • Love using it and you can get a nice size screen from a short distance…
  • This is the sort of rubbish construction you'd expect from a children's toy, not a £550 projector…
  • The projector isn't too heavy…
  • It feels fairly compact and is attractively designed…
    Eleanor ( - December 2014

Users Report Good Sound Quality

Nine owners who reviewed it considered that it had good sound quality.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Expert review site highlighted in their review that this data projector was good value for money.

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at [price] it is cheaper than 61% of projectors.


Has a Built-In Speaker

The EH-TW5200 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports Full HD

The EH-TW5200 supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the EH-TW5200 of only 200W is fairly small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 18% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The EH-TW5200 has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Projectors resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Average Noise Level

The EH-TW5200's noise level of 37dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 69% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the EH-TW5200 of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 12% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in October 2013.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The EH-TW5200 is typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on fine energy prices, we estimate the EH-TW5200 will cost £95 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson swv3432s10, epson v11h561040


02050002102781, 03609740140631, 04053162598478, 05054533112933, 08715946528977, 08715946531922

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